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October 21, 2013

Xcel wins OK to build 4 new wind farms

Minneapolis Star Tribune  •    •  Posted 2013-10-21 06:58:20

Xcel Energy is poised to move forward with plans to build four Upper Midwest wind farms, which would increase the company’s wind power capacity in the region by 42 percent.
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G.E. Beats Expectations With Help of Industrial Units

New York Times  •    •  Posted 2013-10-21 06:58:43

G.E.’s aviation, oil and gas, transportation and home and business solutions divisions all had profit of more than 10 percent. The company’s power and water division, which had been hurt earlier in the year by lower sales of wind turbines, posted a 9 percent rise in profit. Health care grew 7 percent, but profit at the company’s energy management division declined by 57 percent.
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Operators spar over transmission line use before U.S. appeals court

Jeremy P. Jacobs, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-10-21 06:59:25

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Energy storage for wind, solar to top $10B in a decade — report

Katherine Ling, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-10-21 06:59:52

The expected increased use of wind and solar on the electric grid will create a more than $10 billion global market for energy storage systems in 10 years, according to a new report from market analyst Navigant Research.
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